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The clinical characteristics of female patients with Fournier's gangrene.

Authors
  • Hasdemir, Ahmet Oğuz
  • Büyükaşik, Oktay
  • Cöl, Cavit
Type
Published Article
Journal
International urogynecology journal and pelvic floor dysfunction
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2009
Volume
20
Issue
12
Pages
1439–1443
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/s00192-009-0944-4
PMID: 19812875
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Fournier's gangrene occurred in females with a pattern similar to that in males. We believe that a colostomy is an integral part of management for patients requiring extensive debridement, especially if the infection arises in the anorectal region.

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